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What Is Occultism?

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I used to be an acupuncturist and a Reiki Master. During acupuncture school, my fellow students exposed me to many different things that were not part of our school curriculum. I encountered angel worship, Reiki, energy work, psychics, teachings of Abraham (not the one in the Bible), palm reading, tarot cards, divination with pendulums, and…

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2019 is the year of Rest

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2018 was a tough year for me physically, mentally and emotionally. It seemed as if all the running and chasing after ‘things’ caught up with me. I end the year burned out and exhausted. The pain and fatigue from the Rheumatoid Arthritis was so strong I did not know how I would get through each…

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Which would you choose?

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Predictable? or Unpredictable? I discovered this article in The Atlantic entitled, How Uncertainty Fuels Anxiety.  As I read this interesting piece, I realized just how strongly people dislike uncertainty or the unknown. Studies show that people would choose the predictable over the unpredictable, even if it is a predicted bad outcome. The article went on to…

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You are so much more than your diagnosis!

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6 ways to see yourself as more than a diagnosis. Doctors diagnosed me with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) about a decade ago and I have been thru most of the treatments, both alternative/natural or Western. Early on, I joined many support groups both online and in-person and I learned that disease makes a very boring conversation. …

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Michelle’s Journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Many people have asked why I choose to write about overcoming disease and illness. My answer is simple, I live with it and overcome it daily. Some days are better than others.  Here is my story. When I was 14, I had back surgery to correct spondylolisthesis which is a disease that causes one of…

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5 Powerful Ways to Choose Life

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Choose Life.  What a simple statement. After doctors diagnosed me with Rheumatoid Arthritis, I  started exploring the spiritual roots of autoimmune disease and I soon learned what choosing life would involve. Before I could fully embrace the journey ahead of me, the Holy Spirit revealed to me a death curse that I had operating in…

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4 Ways to Find Hope in Hopeless Situations

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Recently I was thinking about Hope and how easy it is to hop onto downward spiral of hopelessness with the chaotic political climate in our world. As believers in Christ we are supposed to be in the world and not of the world but how do we remain hopeful in a very challenging world? What…

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4 Ways to Leave Your Past Behind

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How many of you think about what happened in the past or what you did that you  would like to redo?  It could be the trauma of childhood abuse, molestation, heartbreak or hurtful words. Most of have experienced something in the past that has defined our behavior into adulthood. There are many hurting adults because…

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Love is the best defense for offense!

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Offense is rampant in our society today. We have access to 24-hour non-stop news and social media creates a platform for anyone to be a preacher, prophet or politician.  People’s opinions cause division and offense which lead to damaged relationships. We begin seeing people as their opinions rather than looking at them as God sees…

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8 Lessons From the Thai Cave Rescue

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How many of you were riveted by the dramatic cave rescue of the young Thai soccer team? I was. I continually looked for online updates regarding the young Thai soccer team.  I spent several nights imagining the boy’s dilemma and what it would be like to be trapped in a dark cave with rising water…

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